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Top 10 Amazon Healthcare Administration Books


Forgive my horn tooting here, but here is the current list of Amazon's Top 10 Healthcare Administration books (rankings change frequently).

So what I'm thrilled about is that the topic of Lean is apparently in the “mass market” of ideas in healthcare, along side Clayton Christensen and Michael Porter. I hope this means good things for the future of Lean in healthcare! I think we have more than the “lean zealots” reading the book!

  1. The Innovator's Prescription: A Disruptive Solution for Health Care
  2. Lean Hospitals: Improving Quality, Patient Safety, and Employee Satisfaction
  3. Redefining Health Care: Creating Value-Based Competition on Results
  4. Who Killed Health Care?: America's $2 Trillion Medical Problem – and the Consumer-Driven Cure
  5. Delivering Health Care in America: A Systems Approach
  6. Critical Issues in Global Health
  7. Essentials of Health Care Finance
  8. Code Green: Money-Driven Hospitals and the Dismantling of Nursing (The Culture and Politics of Health Care Work)
  9. If Disney Ran Your Hospital: 9 1/2 Things You Would Do Differently
  10. Nursing Against the Odds: How Health Care Cost Cutting, Media Stereotypes, And Medical Hubris Undermine Nurses And Patient Care (The Culture and Politics of Health Care Work)

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Mark Graban is an internationally-recognized consultant, author, and speaker who has worked in healthcare, manufacturing, and startups. He is author of the Shingo Award-winning books Lean Hospitals and Healthcare Kaizen, as well as The Executive Guide to Healthcare Kaizen. His most recent book is the anthology Practicing Lean that benefits the Louise H. Batz Patient Safety Foundation, where Mark is a board member. Mark is also the VP of Improvement & Innovation Services for the technology company KaiNexus. He is currently writing his next book, tentatively titled Measures of Success.

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  1. Dean Bliss says

    Great news, Mark. Crossing over into the mainstream helps us move things forward. Hope it continues.

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